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Celtics Hire Leon Powe For ‘Whatever Danny (Ainge) Wants Me To Do’

Leon Powe is back in Boston, but he’s trading in his jersey for a suit. Powe has been hired by the Boston Celtics to work in the team’s front office doing “whatever (Celtics owner) Danny (Ainge) wants me to do,” he told the Boston Herald’s Mark Murphy on Monday. CSN New England’s A. Sherrod Blakely added that Powe will work in a “community/player related position....
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Breaking News: Rondo breaks hand, out 6-8 weeks

Awful news coming from Celtics insider Baxter Holmes’ twitter account tonight:To recap: Rondo broke left hand during fall in his home last night, Celtics say. Had surgery today. Estimated 6-8 weeks for return.— Baxter Holmes (@BaxterHolmes) September 26, 2014Not the Friday night most C’s fans were anticipating, there goes any move Danny Ainge could have swung before the season...
Via Celtics Life
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge explains somewhat disappointing offseason, says goal is to 'hang banners'

While speaking to the media yesterday, Danny Ainge discussed his mild displeasure with the way this summer turned out for the Celtics (via WEEI's Ben Rohrbach):There were things that we wanted to do that we weren't able to do. There were some things that were tempting that we didn't do, that I'm very glad we didn't do. I like that we were able to get some things...
Via Celtics Life
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Danny Ainge passed on temptation this summer

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump “It’s challenging because there’s always things that you think you might be able to do to get a tiny bit better, but our goals are much bigger than that,” said Ainge. “We want to hang banners in Boston...
Via Red's Army
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge: Celtics Still ‘Contemplating Punishment’ For Vitor Faverani

It is still unclear what punishment will be handed down to Boston Celtics center Vitor Faverani from the team. Faverani was arrested for drunk driving after running a red light and colliding with a bus in Valencia, Spain, in early August. The 26-year-old reportedly registered a blood alcohol content that was three times the legal limit. No one was injured in the accident. The Celtics...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rondo ‘assured’ Ainge he wants to stay in Boston

(Photo/Brian Babineau/Getty Images) In a completely unsurprising turn of events, Boston Celtics star point guard Rajon Rondo has reportedly told Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge that he wants to remain in Boston. Speaking at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Worcester, Ainge sat and talked about his life both off and on the basketball court...
Via Mill City Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Ainge wants Rondo back (but…)

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump “The truthful answer is I really don’t know,” Ainge insisted. “I have no intention. I’m not trying to trade Rondo, but because he’s a free agent this summer, he assured me that he wants to stay in Boston...
Via Red's Army
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge says trading Rajon Rondo "is not out of the question"

After the report surfaced late last month that Rajon Rondo "wants out" of Boston, fans and pundits alike were left scratching their heads wondering if the relationship between the All-Star point guard and the Celtic front office was as tight as they make it out to be publicly.Well this latest bit of news certainly isn't going to put out that fire.Ainge also said about...
Via Celtics Life
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics looking to deal for number one pick Thursday night, Ainge says Celtics likely keep both picks

This is kind of out nowhere. How can Danny get the number one pick? And without trading Rondo.. A league source has told that the Celtics have engaged the Cleveland Cavaliers about acquiring the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday's NBA draft.While no deal is imminent, Boston's pursuit of the top overall pick speaks to their desire to indeed create "fireworks"...
Via Celtics Today
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Danny Ainge likes 6 guys in this draft

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.  “Danny [Ainge] likes a bunch of guys in this draft,” Grousbeck told the Globe. “Our pick is going to put us in that range. Danny is going to like the guy we get. In other words, Danny likes six guys in this...
Via Red's Army
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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